Personal growth and academic excellence is a way of life at Lafayette High School. In fact, the following banner…More greets everyone there: "Through these halls, walk the finest students in the nation."
LHS is the only high school in Missouri to earn Top 10 recognition in all five areas of the Missouri Assessment Program (MAP) test. The school is a National Blue Ribbon School, as well as a two-time winner of the Missouri Gold Star School award. LHS was honored with the Red Quill Award for 2008-2009 by the American College Test's (ACT) Midwest Regional office.
LHS has been recognized as a National Top 10 Renaissance school since 1998. The 53-acre site supports a diverse approach to education, complete with a collaborative professional learning community model.